In this episode, Neil, Niki, and Natalia discuss the history of tipping in the United States.
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Here are some links and references mentioned during this week’s show:
· Tipping is once again at the center of debates about service, labor, and consumerism. Neil referenced this Phil Magness essay, and Natalia cited this New York Times piece by Michele Alexander. We all drew on this Mother Jones review of Saru Jayamaran’s book Forked: A New Standard for American Dining.
In our regular closing feature, What’s Making History:
· Natalia shared Michael Schulman’s New Yorker piece, “Orange is the New Black Signalled the Rot Inside the Streaming Economy.”